5 February

Elham Manea

Political Scientist and Consultant FOLLOW ELHAM PD Dr. Elham Manea is of dual nationalities, Yemeni and Swiss. She is a political scientist specialized in the Arab Middle East, a writer, and a human rights advocate. She has published academic and non-fiction books in English, German, and Arabic in addition to two novels in Arabic. She […]

19 October

Nikita Malik

  Senior Researcher, Quilliam Foundation FOLLOW NIKITA Nikita Malik is a journalist and a senior researcher at the Quilliam Foundation, where she focuses on female empowerment against gender extremism. She was educated at the University of Oxford, as well as the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Her areas of interest lie in South […]

23 June

Jamila Afghani

Islamic Scholar and Social Activist, Afghanistan Jamila Afghani is director of the Noor Educational and Capacity Development Organzation (NECDO), a local Afghan women’s NGO serving women, youth, and children. The NECDO is dedicated to building capacity and leading educational activities. Since 2000, Jamila has been working as an activist in the area of gender and […]

11 May

Anushay Hossain

Expert on Global Women’s Issues FOLLOW ANUSHAY Anushay Hossain is a Bangladeshi journalist based in Washington, DC. She launched Anushay’s Point in 2009, and her work is regularly featured on Forbes Woman, Huffington Post, and The New York Times/Women in the World. Anushay spent a decade as a feminist policy analyst on Capitol Hill before […]

14 April

Nabila Ramdani

French-Algerian Journalist and commentator FOLLOW NABILA Nabila is an award-winning French-Algerian freelance journalist who specialises in French politics, Islamic affairs, and the Arab World. She covers Arab/Muslim issues in France, and has particularly risen to prominence during her coverage of the Arab Spring as both an on-the-ground reporter and a commentator in international TV and […]